[okfn-za] [HacksHackers Jo'burg] Open Data Durban

Siyabonga Africa siyafrica at gmail.com
Thu Jul 16 19:28:06 UTC 2015

That is awesome news. Good luck with to the team down there.

On Thursday, July 16, 2015, Adi Eyal <adi at code4sa.org> wrote:

> Great stuff is happening in Ethekwini. A new open data group called
> Open Data Durban has formed. I presented at their second meeting this
> Tuesday. We had a fairly good turnout.
> Also exciting is that the City of Ethekini is currently working on an
> open data policy. We're hoping to see the first draft in the next few
> months. I have a feeling that they are going to give Cape Town a run
> for their money. If you are based in Durban, I recommend getting in
> touch or joining the ODD meetup group for event updates
> (http://www.meetup.com/Open-Data-Durban-Meetup/).
> I wrote a short blog post about the event here:
> http://code4sa.org/2015/07/17/open-data-durban.html
> Regards
> Adi
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